WASHINGTON - Olympic NF Seeks Input on Identifying a Sustainable Road System

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June 06, 2014 2:51 PM

WASHINGTON - Olympic NF Seeks Input on Identifying a Sustainable Road System

Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

The Olympic National Forest is hosting open houses asking the public to share the areas and roads they use on the Forest.  This information will help the Forest identify a financially sustainable road system that meets diverse access needs, minimizes environmental harm, and is safe and dependable because it is scaled to available resources. 

The open houses will be held around the Olympic Peninsula during the summer of 2014. 

Date, Time and Location of Olympic National Forest Sustainable Road System Open Houses:

  • Tuesday June 17,2014 - 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Port Angeles, Washington, Clallam County Courthouse, County Commissioner's Meeting Room, 223 E 4th St.
  • Thursday June 19, 2014 - 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., Forks, Washington, Olympic Natural Resources Center, Hemlock Forest Conference Room, 1455 S Forks Ave.
  • Wednesday June 25, 2014 - 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., Quilcene, Washington, Quilcene School Multi-purpose Room, 294715 U.S. Hwy 101
  • Thursday July 17, 2014 - 4:30 - 7:30 p.m., Port Townsend, Washington, Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St.
  • Wednesday July 30, 2014 - 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., Quinault, Washington, Olympic National Forest, Quinault Ranger Station, 363 South Shore Rd.
  • Tuesday August 19, 2014 -  4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Shelton, Washington, Shelton Civic Center, 525 Cota St.
  • Thursday August 21, 2014 -  4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Aberdeen, Washington, Rotary Log Pavillion, 1401 Sargent Blvd.
  • Thursday August 27, 2014 -  4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Olympia, Washington, Olympic National Forest, Supervisor's Office, 1835 Black Lake Blvd. SW

In addition to attending open houses, the public may provide comments using the web-based map or online questionnaire on the Forest website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/olympic/sustainableroads. Questionnaires are also available at any Olympic National Forest office.  Comments will be taken until August 31, 2014.

Thanks in advance and, as always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact BRC.

Ric Foster
Public Lands Department Manager
BlueRibbon Coalition
208-237-1008 ext 107
 

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